Hematite imbues the meaning of balance and is known as the harmony stone. It brings many metaphysical attributes into your life as a grounding stone that keeps negativity away from you and can prevent evil energies from touching you.
Hematite is a grey, silver and red colored crystal. Hematite has a long history of being used as a pigment since it’s a supra-important ore of iron. Despite its association with blood and the color red, hematite’s color can range from black and metallic gray to brownish red in thin slivers or crystals.
As a gemstone, this stone is often carved but very rarely faceted. Its shape is hexagonal and the crystals come in a wide variety of forms, often lustrous or tarnished. Since they are available as in very large, solid pieces, hematite is good for cutting beads, cabs, etc. of any desired size.
Hematite is said to bring about courage, success, and calmness.
Hematite is used for luck and prosperity by penetrating your aura and making it brighter. It does so by repelling the negative energies away from touching you or your aura.
The price of Hematite Crystal varies depending on the form you get the stone. If you decide to get this crystal in the form of an anklet or bracelet so that you always have it with you could find yourself investing $15-$20 USD. On the other hand, if you opt for the stone in its raw and most pure form you could end up spending $3 on average for an individual piece and around $12 for a handful.
As a root chakra enabling stone, wearing hematite connects you to Mother Gaia. Root chakras stabilize your body and mind. Another little known power of hematite is how it grounds your pain away. All your negative vibrations will be ejected into the earth and Mother Gaia will take care of you. When you’re burdened with stress, tension or worry, a hematite ring can help you. It is a gemstone ring for removing your negative thoughts.
Wearing hematite has many benefits for men as well as women. From changing your aura color to attracting wisdom and good fortune towards you, hematite can do a lot for you.
For jewelry purposes, gem cutters often make cameos, intaglios, carvings, beads, or cabochons from hematite. Occasionally, gem enthusiasts want opaque, sub-metallic gems faceted like marcasite, with flat bases and few facets.
Hematite occurs in a variety of hues ranging from green, bluish-green and greenish-blue.
Hematite generally displays an opaque appearance.
Hematite is typically cut into cabochon, rounds, ovals and carved into ornamental objects.
Many hematite specimens are often quite large. Due to its hardiness, hematite is ideal for male jewelry.